Community Physiotherapist
Bay of Plenty District Health Board
Whakatane, NZ
6d ago

Community Physiotherapist

Come and work in our close-knit Community Allied Health Team where your work will make a real difference in people's lives.

The Community Allied Health Team has been given additional hours to improve our responsiveness to referrals. This is to bring us into closer alignment with the DHB’s strategic direction of Get Well, Stay Well and Live Well and supporting our communities closer to where they live.

Whakatāne Hospital is committed to helping you grow as a leader in health and help you to succeed in your chosen career path for development.

We are leading the way in New Zealand with exciting health initiatives that you are not only part of, but actually help develop from the ground up.

We have a 12-month fixed term full-time position for a Physiotherapist in the Community Allied Health Team; a multi-disciplinary team of Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Social Worker and Allied Health Assistants.

You will have passion and a drive to make a real difference through your work. You will hold a current Annual Practicing Certificate, a full driver’s licence and be able to hit the ground running.

As a small rural hospital, we have many opportunities to take on additional scope to expand your areas of interest.

Looking for work-life balance? Looking for affordable living close to beautiful beaches, rivers and native bush? Looking for a place to settle away from traffic jams and long commutes?

Whakatāne is just over an hour’s drive to the city of Tauranga and Rotorua. In winter it is under three hours to the central plateau ski fields.

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board has an innovative culture where staff share the principles of Compassion, All-One-Team, Responsive and Excellence in their daily work.

The successful applicant will have to provide evidence they are compassionate, team spirited, responsive to needs and with an attitude of always striving for excellence.

If you are a Physiotherapist who shares in our goals and CARE values and is motivated by being part of a tight knit community and a small, but fantastic team then come join us for that rewarding, forward thinking and exciting position you have been looking for!

The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations.

It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

If you are applying, please state in your cover letter the amount of hours you wish to work each week.

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